Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
Cemetery Board
Cemetery Board Regulations [18 VAC 47 ‑ 20]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Amendment to conform to Chapter 537 (2020)
General Information
Action Summary Chapter 537 of the 2020 Acts of Assembly, effective July 1, 2020, amended § 54.1-2312.01 of the Code of Virginia to allow the burial of cremated pets with human remains at board-regulated cemeteries under limited conditions. The Cemetery Board is amending its applicable regulation (18 VAC 47-20-190) to conform to the statutory change.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA Yes, this action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Exempt Citation: § 2.2-4006.A.4.a.
RIS Project Yes  [006504]
Associated Mandates Special interment requirements related to remains of cremated pets
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
9071 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/01/2020.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Christine Martine  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 400
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-8552    FAX: (804)527-4299    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.